Chris Blees has participated in the Ironman triathlon and climbed Mount McKinley in Alaska.
He began scaling his way to the top of his profession when he joined BiggsKofford accounting firm straight out of college. After five years, he was made a partner. Continue Reading Chris Blees
Amy Sufak has traveled to more than 20 countries. Every time she leaves a country she gives away everything in her suitcase to either a local orphanage or to people in need.
The tradition began when she was in the military and now is being passed down to her daughters. On a recent trip to Mexico, her daughter gave away her clothes and toys to a nearby village. Continue Reading Amy Sufak
Doug Habgood’s first sports management boss was Jack Nicklaus.
He must have done all right under Nicklaus, because he’s now a championship director for the 2008 U.S. Senior Open. He’s responsible for managing the multi-million dollar budget for the event. Continue Reading Douglas K. Habgood
Una Ng-Brasch completed her first marathon in 2006 in Portland, Ore.
And that endurance can be seen in her work as well. Ng-Brasch recruits, trains and oversees more than 30 Mary Kay consultants. As an independent sales director she helps comprise the top 2 percent of Mary Kay’s global sales force. Continue Reading Una Ng-Brasch
Bob Book is among the fourth generation to own his family’s ranch in Rush, Colorado, and he still oversees a 100-cow operation.
But on most days you’ll find him at Strategic Financial Partners, where he’s executive vice president. He collaborates with the firm’s management team about operations and new adviser recruitment. He is also the firm’s retirement plan specialist. Continue Reading Robert Book
Bettina Swigger helped build the Colorado College Summer Festival of the Arts into an internationally known multidisciplinary festival that grabbed the attention of The New York Times. Continue Reading Bettina SwiggerContinue reading …
Eric Hall is a native of a Colorado Springs. He ran the Pikes Peak Marathon for the first time last year and enjoyed it so much he is doing it again this year.
Last year Hall successfully argued a case before the Colorado Supreme Court. He was named Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year by the El Paso County Bar Association in May 2005. Continue Reading Eric V. Hall
Glenda O’Halloran moved to Colorado Springs in the late 1990s to open the city’s second Starbuck’s.
Since then she’s gone on to lead a number of successful organization’s, including, most recently, overseeing fundraising events and grant writing for Greccio Housing. Continue Reading Glenda O’Halloran
Brad Brackel has always been a man of lofty ambitions. Before he joined Grubb & Ellis, he helped set up a contract to provide Google Earth with aerial photos.
“I’m kind of proud that I can look at those photos and tell my kids that I had a part in that,” he said. Continue Reading Brad Brackel
When Barb Ferrill Van Hoy is not at work she can be found performing in a dance troupe called Mizmar Madness and she previously taught belly dance for five years.
Van Hoy has 12 years of nonprofit fundraising and management experience. Continue Reading Barb Ferrill Van Hoy